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The Isle of Man’s 10,000 year history is portrayed throughout the Island in a landscape rich in ancient monuments and in its wealth of historic castles and buildings.

Cronk ny Merriu

Cronk ny Merriu

Discoveries include:

  • A defensive promontory fort
  • A Norse style building and layout once stood here as part of a system of coastal lookout posts
Balladoole

Balladoole

One of the most significant historic monument sites in the Manx landscape. Used for habitation, defence and burial.

Isle of Man Carved Stone Cross Collection

Isle of Man Carved Stone Cross Collection

The earliest stones carry Celtic designs and inscriptions using an early Celtic script called Ogham. You can see most of these early crosses in the shelter at Kirk Maughold. Norse sculptors decorated their crosses with both Christian icons and images from their own pagan mythology.

Sites in the South

Sites in the South

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